21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

21 days in Slovenia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovenia visit planner

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Fly to Klagenfurt, Train to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Drive to Bovec
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Bovec
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero
— 3 nights
Drive
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Koper
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana
— 9 nights
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Bovec

— 4 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Rateče (Three Country Border & Planica Valley), Kranjska Gora (Nadiza, Statue of Kekec, &more) and Tolmin Gorge (in Tolmin). And it doesn't end there: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, see the interesting displays at Kobarid Museum, explore the activities along Source of the Soča River, and take in breathtaking views at Virje Waterfall.

Before you visit Bovec, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Lyon, France to Bovec is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight, train, and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In August, Bovec is little chillier than Lyon - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Bohinjsko Jezero

— 3 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 8th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Triglav. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Bohinj, stroll the grounds of Ukanc Military Cemetery, take in the awesome beauty at Vogel, and take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bohinjsko Jezero tour planning tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Koper.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

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Koper

— 4 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Get out of town with these interesting Koper side-trips: Predjama Castle (in Postojna) and Vipava River Spring (in Vipava). There's much more to do: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, make a trip to Tartini Square, kick back and relax at Strunjan Nature Reserve, and walk around Forma Viva.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Koper trip builder site.

Getting from Bohinjsko Jezero to Koper by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bohinjsko Jezero in August, with highs in Koper at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Koper

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Ljubljana

— 9 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje), Bled (St. Martin's Parish Church, Bled Castle, &more) and Museum of Hostages (in Begunje na Gorenjskem). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, enjoy breathtaking views from Skyscraper (Neboticnik), and stop by Metelkova.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Ljubljana road trip planner.

You can drive from Koper to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koper in August, expect Ljubljana to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.